Putting Your Head in the Sand Rarely Solves a Problem — Especially One That Matters So Much to So Many
In the annals of good advice for dealing with a problem or challenge, “ put your head in the sand,” “kick the can down the road” and “ignore it and maybe it will go away” generally do not rate very highly.
Your voices were heard. Last night, CNN Republican debate moderator Jake Tapper responded to the 140,000 AARP members who signed our petition and others who tweeted suggested questions by asking every candidate about their plan for the future of Social Security.
It’s time to set the record straight on Donald Trump and Social Security. The leading Republican candidate has yet to come out with a real plan, and the clock is ticking.
Taking a stand on Social Security is a true test of presidential leadership. Voters have told us and the presidential candidates they want Social Security to be a top priority for Congress and the next administration.
En español | I will never forget attending my first political debate. It was in Philadelphia, way back in the 1980s, and the two major candidates for vice president were squaring off. I was a college Republican attending Penn State University and was lucky to get a seat.
It’s a long road to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but the 2016 election has begun. As I sit here after the final totals are being tallied for South Carolina and Nevada, I thought I would share a couple of insights that I’ve learned coming out of the first couple of caucuses and primaries.
At Take a Stand, we call the tactic “bird-dogging.” And I believe it’s a major reason Social Security is going to become a much bigger issue in the 2016 presidential campaign.
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